Cumaná
Basic information
Sample name: Cumaná

Reference: A. Tarroux, R. McNeil, and P. Legendre. 2003. Influence of rainfall on the composition of a tropical avian assemblage in northeastern Venezuela. Ecotropica 9:15-31 [ER 804]
Geography
Country: Venezuela
State: Sucre

Coordinate: 10° 25' N, 64° 11' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "near the city of Cumaná... elevation less than 100 m"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.2
CMT: 25.5
MAP: 436.0
Habitat comments: "a seasonal semi-arid climate" with a "dry season from November to April... the vegetation cover [a tropical thorn woodland] was highly disturbed following the recent development of Cumaná's outlying districts in the 1980s and 90s" but sampling predated this interval
climate data based on station 80420 (Cumaná)
Methods
Life forms: birds
Sampling methods: mist nets
Sample size: 3281
Years: 1965 - 1967
Days: 88
Nets or traps: 9
Net or trap nights: 792
Sampling comments: sampled was during "two consecutive days every two or three weeks, using eight to ten mist-nets simultaneously (3x12 m, 4 shelves, 36-mm mesh)" and was for a "total of 9842 mist-net-hours" over "44 sessions"
Metadata
Sample: 1151
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-09-04 09:45:54
Modified: 2014-09-04 09:45:54
Abundance distribution
66 species
9 singletons
total count 3281
Fisher's α: 11.703
geometric series k: 0.9057
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9347
Shannon's H: 3.2785
Good's u: 0.9973
Register
Claravis mondetoura389.7 g
Columbina minuta35.7 g granivore
Columbina passerina1041.7 g granivore
Leptotila verreauxi311.6 g granivore-frugivore
Scardafella squamata24
Coccyzus melacoryphus845.6 g frugivore-insectivore
Tapera naevia26.7 g carnivore-insectivore
Caprimulgus cayennensis1835.5 g
Nyctidromus albicollis57.9 g insectivore
Amazilia tobaci14 nectarivore-insectivore
Chlorostilbon mellisugus81.3 g nectarivore
Chrysolampis mosquitus463.9 g
Glaucis hirsuta1 nectarivore-insectivore
Leucippus fallax1236.0 g
Galbula ruficauda4426.5 g insectivore
Hypnelus ruficollis149.8 g omnivore
Atalotriccus pilaris5 insectivore
Cnemotriccus fuscatus713.6 g insectivore
Cyclarhis gujanensis2828.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Elaenia chiriquensis315.4 g omnivore
Elaenia flavogaster224.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Elaenia parvirostris28513.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Elaenia strepera6119.3 g insectivore-frugivore
Euscarthmus meloryphus426.8 g insectivore
Fluvicola pica112.3 g
Hylophilus flavipes1523.3 g insectivore
Idioptilon margaritaceiventer72
Inezia subflava68.4 g
Legatus leucophaius122.2 g insectivore
Myiarchus cephalotes34.9 g insectivore
Myiarchus ferox127.5 g insectivore
Myiarchus swainsoni1725.1 g insectivore
Myiarchus tyrannulus525.4 g insectivore-frugivore
Myiopagis viridicata552.3 g insectivore
Myiophobus fasciatus199.9 g insectivore
Pachyramphus polychopterus2420.8 g frugivore-insectivore
Phaeomyias murina20810.0 g insectivore
Sublegatus arenarum7312.3 g
Tolmomyias flaviventris5412.2 g insectivore
Chiroxiphia lanceolata1318.5 g frugivore
Synallaxis albescens711.2 g insectivore
Campilorhamphus trochilirostris1
Xiphorhynchus picus486.2 g insectivore
Formicivora grisea952.2 g insectivore
Thamnophilus doliatus445.1 g insectivore
Vireo altiloquus11.5 g
Vireo olivaceus752.6 g insectivore-frugivore
Polioptila plumbea286.1 g insectivore
Turdus leucomelas869.1 g frugivore-insectivore
Turdus nudigenis163.9 g
Mimus gilvus136.8 g insectivore-frugivore
Stelgidopterix rufficollis5
Arremonops conirostris135.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Coryphospingus pileatus62515.3 g granivore
Sporophila lineola29.8 g granivore
Tiaris bicolor1659.8 g granivore-insectivore
Volatinia jacarina143.2 g granivore
Dendroica striata1012.3 g insectivore
Seiurus noveboracensis116.3 g insectivore
Coereba flaveola1401.3 g nectarivore-insectivore
Tachyphonus rufus4134.4 g frugivore-insectivore
Thraupis glaucocolpa4831.6 g
Cyanocompsa cyanea100
Saltator albicollis1556.8 g
Saltator coerulescens2154.9 g insectivore-frugivore
Icterus nigrogularis2940.2 g